Gresham, Nebraska

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Gresham, Nebraska
Village
Gresham, seen from the south along Nebraska Highway 69
Gresham, seen from the south along Nebraska Highway 69
Location of Gresham, Nebraska
Location of Gresham, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°1′40″N 97°24′5″W / 41.02778°N 97.40139°W / 41.02778; -97.40139Coordinates: 41°1′40″N 97°24′5″W / 41.02778°N 97.40139°W / 41.02778; -97.40139
Country United States
State Nebraska
County York
Area[1]
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,617 ft (493 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 223
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 225
 • Density 825.9/sq mi (318.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68367
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-20225[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829696[5]

Gresham is a village in York County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 223 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Gresham was originally called Poston, and under the latter name was platted in 1887 when the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point.[6] When it was discovered there was another place in the state with the name Poston, the town was renamed in honor of Walter Q. Gresham, at that time United States Secretary of the Treasury.[7]

Geography[edit]

Gresham is located at 41°1′40″N 97°24′5″W / 41.02778°N 97.40139°W / 41.02778; -97.40139 (41.027717, -97.401464).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 297
1910 344 15.8%
1920 492 43.0%
1930 442 −10.2%
1940 352 −20.4%
1950 267 −24.1%
1960 239 −10.5%
1970 248 3.8%
1980 320 29.0%
1990 253 −20.9%
2000 270 6.7%
2010 223 −17.4%
Est. 2015 223 [9] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 223 people, 94 households, and 59 families residing in the village. The population density was 825.9 inhabitants per square mile (318.9/km2). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 463.0 per square mile (178.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, and 1.3% from two or more races.

There were 94 households of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.2% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the village was 41.5 years. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.0% male and 48.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 270 people, 113 households, and 71 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,011.9 people per square mile (386.1/km²). There were 135 housing units at an average density of 505.9 per square mile (193.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.63% White and 0.37% Native American.

There were 113 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $29,643, and the median income for a family was $36,563. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $17,321 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,141. About 8.5% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.9% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Gresham, York County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Sedgwick, Theron E. (1921). York County, Nebraska and Its People: Together with a Condensed History of the State. S.J. Clarke. p. 463. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.